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Nov 29, 2009 6:00pm EST
think the with the can make? >> i think the intent is first to show the united states is very serious about the energy and climate issue, number one. number two, copenhagen, as president rasmussen has said, since congress won't be able to address the energy and climate bill until after copenhagen that it's a framework for all countries -- let me say that he proposed you expect going in, a framework that will say this is our goal, this is going to be towards a lelie binding treaty. we're not going to get there in copenhagen but this is the step we need to take in order to get there. the good news is there's a lot of motion going on and i am encouraged that a lot of countries are beginning to say, considering where we were five years ago and beyond, things are looking very positive. >> mr. secretary, the white house on wednesday also announced that it would offer a 20/20 emissions cut proposal 17% below 2005 levels. and described this proposal as a provisional proposal, earlyly contingent on congress enacting this legislation. what happens if the congress doesn't enact legislation? >> w
Nov 29, 2009 10:00am EST
my a role is to said how can the department of energy help the united states become economically competitive in this future clean energy economy and also, if we can get pardon ships with china and india that would be mutually beneficial to both of us, we have to get moving. it is just like the cafe center. that is getting moving. >> what number target from china would impress you? >> a number that would impress me, i would get to look at the details, but if i took their already stated it intensity and goals and where they want to be in terms of renewable energy, nuclear, hydro, wind, solar, those things, anybody who wraps those things up and says we will be at least there, here is where we are going to be. but those are aggressive goals. that be quite a commitment. >> the administration is concerned not to repeat what they called the mistake of kyoto. our commitments to reduce emissions among developed countries. united states never ratified that, and the bush administration basically walked away from it. can you give some assurance that whatever commitment or promise or gold the
Nov 15, 2009 10:00am EST
home the olympics, but he's bringing home some tourism to his home state. the united states will host the apex summit in hawaii in 2011. the host gets to dictate what guests wear for the summit's official picture. the president says he looks forward to seeing the other leaders decked out in flowered shirts and grass skirts. >>> some guantanamo bay detainees could be transferred to this prison in northern illinois. two obama administration officials tell cnn federal officials will visit the correctional center tomorrow, about 150 miles west of chicago. illinois governor pat quinn described the prison as state of the art and virtually empty. the obama administration promised to close guantanamo by january with 22nd, but it's having trouble meeting that deadline. >> we know now, after many months in office, that there aren't nations out there who are going to take these 200 or so detainees left in guantanamo so the idea of relocating these prisoners in the united states is a reality that the obama administration is confronting. >> a republican lawmaker from chicago is already saying that
Nov 22, 2009 10:00am EST
the united states would have to withdraw. if there's a surge, there is probably going to be more killed , and how much longer do you think the u.s. public can tolerate this? >> i would never want to make that kind of a prediction based on deaths. each one of those deaths is significant. and i would never make a prediction like that. the president is making a critically important decision for the security of this country. he has taken the needed time to do it. he, i'm sure, is under a great deal of pressure from the republicans just every week it seems are attacking him for taking this time. and if he does something less than what they think general mcchrystal is asking for, they would be critical of him i think, again, unless it is part of a larger nato decision where it seems to me that the decision of the president would be seen in that larger context and would be more difficult to attack the way i think some republicans at least are geared up to attack and have already said that unless the president goes with 40,000 combat forces that he's somehow or another is not doing what mcchrys
Nov 8, 2009 6:00pm EST
're covering in the united states. i really believe something has to be done at the legislative process where it mandates these judges to do something. tying their hands and having to give these people real sentences. this goes on -- when it goes on for two decades like this and little children continue to become victimized like this in such horrific way, something has to be done. >> do we know a lady like this, we don't know what happened to the 3-year-old, vanished, convicted with assault and battery with intent to kill her 6iel. was shimon tored after her 80 day sentence. >> that's one of the questions i'm waiting on now for investigators to call me back on in south carolina. the ones in florida, i'm in touch with a lot. they're piecing everything together. there is an investigator that drove down from south carolina and arrived in florida not too long ago, to sit down with those investigators and put their notes together to figure out her timeline, her background, exactly what took place here and how they are going to move forward as a team. >> we're thankful baby shannon is okay but we w
Nov 8, 2009 10:00am EST
of the house we are just two steps away from achieving health insurance reform in the america. now the united states senate must follow suit and pass its version of the legislation. i am absolutely confident it will and i look forward to signing comprehensive health insurance reform into law by the end of the year." now, a senior aide says that the president did watch the vote as it happened in the house there from camp david. president obama set to return to the white house from camp david for the afternoon. >> the bill now moves on to the senate where it must also pass if it is to become law. as in the house, senate democrats are having a hard time winning over republican support for the bill. if the senate passes a bill, the senate version must be reconciled with the house bill that passed last night before it can be signed into law. >>> it's going to be a tough day tomorrow for commuters in philadelphia. talks aimed at ending a transit strike broke done last night. bus drivers and subway and trolley operators just walked off the job last tuesday p. the union is demanding an audit to make
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